United Front Games News


LittleBigPlanet Karting coming November 6

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2012 9:15am PDT

LittleBigPlanet Karting is coming November 6, Sony announced today.


Just Cause 2 players get bonus in Sleeping Dogs

By John Keefer, Jul 25, 2012 11:15am PDT

Any Just Cause 2 players looking forward to Sleeping Dogs? If so, you'll get a special perk when United Front's game comes out on August 14: A Rico Rodriguez clothes set and a special boost to your character's carjacking skills.


Sleeping Dogs cast includes Will Yun Lee, Edison Chen

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Sleeping Dogs is a love letter to Hong Kong cinema. And to help "capture the tone" of its inspirations, Square Enix has hired quite an all-star cast to voice the game.


"This game is going to be massive and could be as big as GTA5 or SR3 I have a really good ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Karting PS3 beta detailed

By Steve Watts, Jul 06, 2012 4:30pm PDT

The LittleBigPlanet Karting beta on PS3 will begin July 10, and run through July 31. It's still taking sign-ups if you haven't tried for a spot yet.


"Little Big Planet Karting: Did you like Little Big Planet where you could do all sorts of sweet ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Karting beta coming soon

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT

LittleBigPlanet Karting is getting another beta test "soon," this time on the PlayStation 3.


"it's so those of us not coming from the front page get a little more info on the thread before ..."

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Sleeping Dogs preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 9:00am PDT

A Square Enix exec claimed that former publisher Activision was "crazy" for dropping the title, and after some time with it, I'd agree.


"Hell, the Yakuza games have a loyal, if small, following. This would probably have a bit wider ..."

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How LittleBigPlanet Karting is different from ModNation Racers

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2012 7:00am PDT

Given a similar premise and an identical graphics engine, how could LittleBigPlanet Karting possibly differ from United's first PS3 racer?


"Can't wait when someone makes a working calculator out of this game."

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LittleBigPlanet Karting pre-order bonus is Kevin Butler

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2012 12:15pm PDT

While fictional Sony VP Kevin Butler has yet to step into an actual PlayStation game, that's about to change with the release of LittleBigPlanet Karting.


"This is awfully like ModNation. Hopefully they can improve the loading times."

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Sleeping Dogs arise in August

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT

United Front's Sleeping Dogs, the open-world crime 'em up formerly known as True Crime: Hong Kong, has been dated for August 14. As ever, there are a variety of retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses to thrill, confound, and irritate.


"Alice, this is not sarcastic nor is it a gripe, but I love it when your British-isms show in ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Karting announced, coming from ModNation team

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2012 6:45am PDT

The LittleBigPlanet Karting project has been officially announced. And as expected, it's coming from ModNation Racers developer, United Front Games.


"maybe if sackboys are the base character instead of the MNR base character, it'll actually be ..."

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True Crime: Hong Kong revived as Sleeping Dogs

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2012 7:00am PST

Square Enix and United Front games announced Sleeping Dogs today, a crime drama set against the city of Hong Kong. It's due for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in the second half of this year.


"Pretty impressive trailer...though I'd rather that Square Enix spent the money and resources on ..."

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United Front's next game due this year

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2012 11:00am PST

United Front Games is working on a PlayStation 3 title scheduled for this year, and surrounding job listings point toward a sequel to ModNation Racers.


True Crime: Hong Kong picked up by Square Enix

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2011 1:50pm PDT

Square Enix has picked up the rights to Activision's canceled open-world game, True Crime: Hong Kong.


"2 years ago the 3 pillars were CoD, Guitar Hero, and WoW. Now 2 of those seem to have been ..."

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